[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 117, 108th Congress, 1st Session]
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Public Law 108-40
108th Congress

An Act


 
To reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant
program through fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes. [NOTE: June
30, 2003 -  [H.R. 2350]]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress [NOTE: Welfare Reform Extension
Act of 2003. 42 USC 1305 note.] assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Welfare Reform Extension Act of
2003''.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

Except as otherwise expressly provided, wherever in this Act an
amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal
of, a section or other provision, the amendment or repeal shall be
considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Social
Security Act.

SEC. 3. CONTINUATION OF TANF BLOCK GRANT FUNDING.

(a) State Family Assistance Grant.--Section 403(a)(1) (42 U.S.C.
603(a)(1)) is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``and 2002'' and
inserting ``2002, and 2003''; and
(2) by striking subparagraphs (B) through (E) and inserting
the following:
``(B) State family assistance grant.--The State
family assistance grant payable to a State for a fiscal
year shall be the amount that bears the same ratio to
the amount specified in subparagraph (C) of this
paragraph as the amount required to be paid to the State
under this paragraph for fiscal year 2002 (determined
without regard to any reduction pursuant to section 409
or 412(a)(1)) bears to the total amount required to be
paid under this paragraph for fiscal year 2002 (as so
determined).
``(C) Appropriation.--Out of any money in the
Treasury of the United States not otherwise
appropriated, there are appropriated for fiscal year
2003 $16,566,542,000 for grants under this paragraph.''.

(b) Matching Grants for the Territories.--Section 1108(b)(2) (42
U.S.C. 1308(b)(2)) is amended by striking ``2002'' and inserting
``2003''.
(c) Bonus to Reward Decrease in Illegitimacy Ratio.--Section
403(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 603(a)(2)) is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (C)(ii), by striking ``and 2002'' and
inserting ``2002, and 2003''; and

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(2) in subparagraph (D), by striking ``2002'' and inserting
``2003''.

(d) Supplemental Grants for Population Increases in Certain
States.--Section 403(a)(3)(H) (42 U.S.C. 603(a)(3)(H)) is amended--
(1) in the subparagraph heading, by striking ``of grants for
fiscal year 2002'';
(2) in clause (i), by striking ``fiscal year 2002'' and
inserting ``each of fiscal years 2002 and 2003'';
(3) in clause (ii), by striking ``2002'' and inserting
``2003''; and
(4) in clause (iii), by striking ``fiscal year 2002'' and
inserting ``each of fiscal years 2002 and 2003''.

(e) Contingency Fund.--
(1) In general.--Section 403(b)(2) (42 U.S.C. 603(b)(2)) is
amended by striking ``and 2002'' and inserting ``2002, and
2003''.
(2) Conforming amendment.--Section 403(b)(3)(C)(ii) (42
U.S.C. 603(b)(3)(C)(ii)) is amended by striking ``2002'' and
inserting ``2003''.

(f) Federal Loans for State Welfare Programs.--Section 406(d) (42
U.S.C. 606(d)) is amended by striking ``2002'' and inserting ``2003''.
(g) Maintenance of Effort.--Section 409(a)(7) (42 U.S.C. 609(a)(7))
is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``or 2003'' and
inserting ``2003, or 2004''; and
(2) in subparagraph (B)(ii), by striking ``2002'' and
inserting ``2003''.

(h) Grants to Indian Tribes.--Paragraphs (1)(A) and (2)(A) of
section 412(a) (42 U.S.C. 612(a)(1)(A) and (2)(A)) are each amended by
striking ``and 2002'' and inserting ``2002, and 2003''.
(i) Census Bureau Study.--Section 414(b) (42 U.S.C. 614(b)) is
amended by striking ``and 2002'' and inserting ``2002, and 2003''.

SEC. 4. CONTINUATION OF MANDATORY CHILD CARE FUNDING.

Section 418(a)(3)(F) (42 U.S.C. 618(a)(3)(F)) is amended by striking
``fiscal year 2002'' and inserting ``each of fiscal years 2002 and
2003''.

SEC. 5. CONTINUATION OF CHILD WELFARE DEMONSTRATION AUTHORITY.

Section 1130(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 1320a-9(a)(2)) is amended by striking
``2002'' and inserting ``2003''.

SEC. 6. CONTINUATION OF ABSTINENCE EDUCATION FUNDING.

Section 510(d) (42 U.S.C. 710(d)) is amended by striking ``2002''
and inserting ``2003''.

SEC. 7. CONTINUATION OF TRANSITIONAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.

(a) In General.--Section 1925(f) (42 U.S.C. 1396r-6(f)) is amended
by striking ``2002'' and inserting ``2003''.
(b) Conforming Amendment.--Section 1902(e)(1)(B) (42 U.S.C.
1396a(e)(1)(B)) is amended by striking ``2002'' and inserting ``2003''.

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SEC. 8. EFFECTIVE [NOTE: 42 USC 603 note.] DATE.

The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on July 1, 2003.

Approved June 30, 2003.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2350:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 149 (2003):
June 11, considered and passed House.
June 27, considered and passed Senate.